Easing A&E pressures 'a priority'

The Welsh Government say that the new Health Minister's priorities is to ease pressures 'on unscheduled healthcare.'

The newly appointed Minister for Health and Social Services, Mark Drakeford, has stated that one of his priorities over the next 12 months is to look at ways of easing the pressures on unscheduled healthcare - this includes Out of Hours services, Emergency Departments and ambulance services.

– Welsh Government spokesperson

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